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September 6th, 2018.
Portland, Maine
Registration

September 7th, 2018
Portland, Maine
Registration, Practice Run, Tech Inspection and Banquet

September 8th, 2018
Motorcycle Cannonball Official Start

September 8th 2018 
Stage #1
Portland, Maine to Keene, NH

September 9th 2018
Stage #2
Keene, NH to Binghamton, NY

September 10th 2018
Stage #3
Binghamton, NY to Jamestown, NY

September 11th 2018
Stage #4
Jamestown, NY to Bowling Green, OH

September 12th 2018
Stage #5
Bowling Green, OH to Bourbonnais, IL

September 13th 2018
Stage #6
Bourbonnais, IL to Anamosa, IA (National Motorcycle Museum)

 

2018 Motorcycle Cannonball Route

 

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September 14th 2018
Stage #7
Anamosa, IA to Spirit Lake, IA

September 15th 2018
Stage #8
Spirit Lake, IA to Pierre, SD

September 16th 2018
Stage #9
Pierre, SD to Sturgis, SD

September 17th 2018
Day Off
Sturgis, SD

September 18th 2018
Stage #10
Sturgis, SD to Billings, MT

 

September 19th 2018
Stage #11
Billings, MT to Great Falls, MT

September 20th 2018
Stage #12
Great Falls, MT to Kalispell, MT

September 21st 2018
Stage #13
Kalispell, MT to Spokane Valley, WA

September 22nd 2018
Stage #14
Spokane Valley, WA to The Dalles, OR

September 23rd 2018
Stage #15 Grand Finale
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA

 

Official Stops of The Motorcycle Cannonball

 

Friday, September 7
Bug Light Park
Friday September 7th, 2018 is the Official Kick Off of the 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball.

Known as the "Prologue," all of the registered riders and their Pre-1929 Motorcycles they will be riding from Coast to Coast will be on display at Bug Light Park from 1:00 pm to approximately 3:00 pm. We will be taking Official photographs, riders will also be on hand to talk about their motorcycles and upcoming journey.

Thank you to the town of South Portland for hosting the Motorcycle Cannonball.
Saturday, September 8
Big Moose Harley Davidson
The Motorcycle Cannonball will be departing from Big Moose Harley-Davidson on Saturday, September 8th from Big Moose Harley-Davidson in Portland, Maine. Motorcycles and the riders will start arriving at around 7:30 AM and will be departing starting at 9:30 AM on the first leg towards Keene, NH for the first stage of the 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball.

Thank you to Big Moose Harley-Davidson for being a great supporter of the Motorcycle Cannonball

Big Moose Harley-Davidson®
We pride ourselves on being Maine and New England's premier destination for Harley-Davidson® motorcycles, genuine MotorClothes® merchandise, parts & accessories and outstanding service.

We are also a family owned and operated business since 1996. We have an excellent and experienced staff in which many of them hav...
Saturday, September 8th
Harley Davidson Shop of Rochester
Come see the Motorcycle Cannonball riders on Saturday September 8th at the Harley Davidson Shop of Rochester as they will be serving us lunch on the first day of our journey from coast to coast. Riders will start arriving at approximately 11:00 am and will be on display until approx 12:30 pm.
Saturday, September 8th
Best Western Plus
This is the official checkpoint for Stage 1 for the 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball. You will be able to see all the riders check in at the Best Western Plus in Keene, NH.
Sunday, September 9th
Hemmings Motor News
The Motorcycle Cannonball will be making an "Official Pit Stop" at the Hemmings Motor News in Bennington, VT at approximately 9:00 am to 10:30 am. See the riders as they travel from Keene, NH to Binghamton, NY on Stage 2 of the Motorcycle Cannonball.
Sunday, September 9th
DoubleTree Binghamton, NY
This is the official checkpoint for Stage 2 for the 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball. You will be able to see all the riders check in and be able to get your official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise at the Double Tree Hotel in Binghamton, NY.
Monday, September 10
Arkport Motorcycles
Come See the Motorcycle Cannonball riders as we visit Arkport Cycles in Hornell, NY.

At Arkport Cycles, they are one of the largest dealers in New York State for Harley-Davidson®, Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha, & Arctic Cat.

Arkport Motorcycles is a family business and has been since 1972.
Located at 7611 Industrial Park Road, Hornell NY. They carry a full line of new and used machines, parts and accessories.

Check out the service department. Let their full time, factory trained technicians help you with all of your service needs.
Monday, September 10
Jamestown Harley Davidson
The Motorcycle Cannonball will be making an Official stop in Jamestown, NY at Jamestown Harley-Davidson. We will be display for the general public to see and interact with riders from 4-6pm

Jamestown Harley Davidson was Founded by David C. Reid in 1975, Harley-Davidson of Jamestown is a 36,000 sq. ft. full-service dealership serving Western NY and Northwest PA. Family owned and operated with over 30 employees, HDJ has become a dealership well known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We are strong believers in camaraderie, freedom, and the fresh breath of air that comes with riding a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle. From the very beginning we have loved what we do. This is our passion, a passion we share with millions around the world. We look forward to the many years ahead with our...
Tuesday, September 11
Buffalo Wild Wings, Bowling Green, OH
This is the official checkpoint for Stage 4 for the 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball. You will be able to see all the riders check in and get your Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise at Buffalo Wild Wings in Bowling Green, Ohio. Motorcycles and riders will be on display from approx 4:30pm to 6:00pm.
Wednesday, September 12
Kersting's Harley Davidson, Winamac, In
Come see the Motorcycle Cannonball riders and to get you Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise on Wednesday, September 12 at Kersting's Cycle Center and Museum In Winamac, Indiana.

Kerstings is the Official Motorcycle Cannonball Lunch stop for Stage 5 of competition. Riders will start arriving at approximately 11:00 am and will be on display until approx 12:30 pm.

Kersting's Cycle Center & Museum

As is often the case with young boys, Jim Kersting was struck with the all-things-mechanical bug at an early age. One of his most memorable experiments involved the combination of a motorcycle frame, and the motor from his mother's washing machine. The results were rather spectacular, despite the fact that his mother was not yet finished with the use of her Maytag. The Simpleta...
Wednesday, September 12
Holiday Inn Express, Bourbonnais, IL
This is the official checkpoint for Stage 5 for the 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball. You will be able to see all the riders check in and be able to get your official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise at the Holiday Inn Express in Bourbonnais, IL.
Thursday, September 13
Workman Harley Davidson, Rock Falls, IL
Come see the Motorcycle Cannonball riders and to get you Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise on Thursday, September 13 at Workman Harley Davidson in Rock Falls, Illinois

Workman Harley Davidson is the Official Motorcycle Cannonball Lunch stop for Stage 6 of competition.

Riders will start arriving at approximately 11:00 am and will be on display until approx 12:30 pm.
Thursday, September 13
National Motorcycle Museum, Anamosa, IA
Come see the Motorcycle Cannonball riders and to get you Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise on Thursday, September 13 at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, IA

The National Motorcycle Museum is the Official Motorcycle Cannonball stop for Stage 6 of competition. Riders will start arriving at approximately 4:00 pm and will be on display until approx 6:00 pm.

The National Motorcycle Museum was founded in 1989 by people who love motorcycling and it thrives today because of their sound plan. Engineers, racers, bike builders, tuners and others as far back as the late 1800′s built the groundwork for what motorcycling has become. The National Motorcycle Museum’s goal is to present their passion, and ours, through fine interpretive exhibits built around a fine collec...
Friday, September 14
Harley-Davidson of Mason City
Come see the Motorcycle Cannonball riders and to get your Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise on Friday, September 14 at Harley-Davidson of Mason City, IA
which is the Official Motorcycle Cannonball Lunch stop for Stage 7 of competition.

Riders will start arriving at approximately 11:00 am and will be on display until approx 12:30 pm.
Friday, September 14
"The Indian Motorcycle Factory & Experience Center", Spirit Lake, Iowa
Come see the Motorcycle Cannonball riders and to get you Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise on Friday, September 14 at the Indian Motorcycles factory in Spirit Lake, IA

Indian Motorcycle is the Official Motorcycle Cannonball stop for Stage 7 of competition. Riders will start arriving at approximately 4:00 pm and will be on display until approx 6:00 pm.

ABOUT INDIAN MOTORCYCLE®

Indian Motorcycle is America’s First Motorcycle Company®. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle has won the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and earned distinction as one of America’s most legendary and iconic brands through unrivaled racing dominance, engineering prowess and countless innovations and industry firsts. Today that heritage and passion is reignited under new brand stewardship.
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Saturday, September 15th
Pierre, SD
Come see the Motorcycle Cannonball riders and to get your Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise on Saturday, September 15 at Steamboat Park, Pierre, SD

Steamboat Park with be the Official Checkpoint for Stage 8. Grey Goose Store and Social Club and the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Dinner for our riders. Riders will begin arriving at approximately 5:00 pm and will be on display until 6:30pm
Sunday September 16
Sturgis, SD
A Ceremonial Finish and Official Checkpoint will begin at Harley Davidson Way in Sturgis, SD, the City of Riders, at approximately 4 pm as riders begin to arrive. They will be on display until approximately 6 pm You will be able to get your Official Motorycle Cannonball Merchandise as well.
Tuesday, September 18
Beartooth Harley-Davidson, Billings, MT
Come see the Motorcycle Cannonball riders and to get your Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise on Tuesday, September 18 when Riders begin to arrive at approximately 5:15 pm at Beartooth Harley-Davidson who is the Stage 10 Official Checkpoint. Riders will be on display until 6:30 pm.

Beartooth Harley-Davidson has been awarded the “Best Dealer Stop" for the National H.O.G.® Lewis and Clark Expedition Ride in 2002, the “Newer Business of the Year" in 2004 by the Billings Chamber of Commerce and voted the best Motorcycle Dealer by Billings Gazette Readers Choice for 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2009! In 2005 our owner received the “Billings 40 Under 40" from Western Business News and the “Entrepreneurial Success of the Year" from the Small Business Administration. With all ...
Wednesday, September 19
Big Sky Harley-Davidson, Great Falls, MT
Come see the Motorcycle Cannonball riders and to get your Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise on Wednesday, September 18 when Riders begin to arrive at approximately 4:10 pm at Big Sky Harley-Davidson who is the Stage 11 Official Checkpoint. Riders will be on display until 6:30 pm.
Thursday, September 20
Red Lion Hotel, Kalispell, MT
This is the Official Checkpoint for Stage 12 for the 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball. You will be able to see all the riders check in and get your Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise at the Red Lion Hotel. Riders will start to arrive at approximately 4:30 pm.
Friday, September 21
Lone Wolf Harley Davidson, Spokane Valley, WA
Come see the Motorcycle Cannonball riders and get your Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise on Friday, September 21 when Riders begin to arrive at approximately 4:20 pm at Lone Wolf Harley-Davidson who is the Stage 13 Official Checkpoint. Riders will be on display until 6:00 pm.

Lone Wolf Harley-Davison was opened in May 2008 by the Ernst family. They have been awarded: 2016 Gold Bar and Shield Award, 2015 Silver Bar and Shield Award, 2013 Silver Bar and Shield, 2014 Silver Bar and Shield Award, 2012 Gold Bar & Shield Circle of Excellence Award.

Saturday, September 22
Rattlesnake Mountain Harley-Davidson, Kennewick, WA
Come see the Motorcycle Cannonball riders and to get you Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise on Saturday September 22 at Rattlesnake Mountain Harley-Davidson in Kennewick, OR

Rattlesnake Mountain Harley-Davidson is the Official Motorcycle Cannonball Lunch stop for Stage 14 of competition.

Riders will start arriving at approximately 12:30 pm and will be on display for approximately one hour
Saturday, September 22
The Dalles, OR
Sponsored by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce, Federal Street is the Official Checkpoint for Stage 14 for the 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball. You will be able to see all the riders check in and get your Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise as riders begin to arrive at approximately 5:00 pm. Followed by check in, Sedition Brewing Company will be providing the riders with dinner where they will be on display until 6:30 pm.
Sunday, September 23
Grand Finish
The Official Checkpoint for Stage 15 and the Grand Finish will be held at Skamania Lodge. Riders will begin arriving at approximately 2:30 pm and will be on display until approximately 4:00 pm. Please join us to celebrate the riders and their accomplishments! You will also be able to get your Official Motorcycle Cannonball Merchandise



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